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Forthcoming Agriculture & Environmental Sciences Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Soil Underfoot

    Infinite Possibilities for a Finite Resource

    Edited by G. Jock Churchman, Edward R. Landa

    The largest part of the world’s food comes from its soils, either directly from plants, or via animals fed on pastures and crops. Thus, it is necessary to maintain, and if possible, improve the quality—and hence good health—of soils, while enabling them to support the growing world population. The...

    To Be Published April 27th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Food City

    By CJ Lim

    In Food City, a companion piece to Smartcities and Eco-Warriors, innovative architect and urban designer CJ Lim explores the issue of urban transformation and how the creation, storage and distribution of food has been and can again become a construct for the practice of everyday life. Food City...

    To Be Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Agricultural Prices and Production in Post-Reform India

    By Ashutosh Kumar Tripathi

    The book presents a comprehensive analysis of the effect of the market-based reform project on various dimensions of Indian agriculture. It analyses the effect of past and current agricultural policies on farm profitability, domestic prices and price variability with a view to their possible role...

    To Be Published April 29th 2014 by Routledge India

  4. Adaptive Cross-scalar Governance of Natural Resources

    Edited by Grenville Barnes, Brian Child

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

    Natural resource governance is critical for linking poverty reduction and sustainable natural resource use. This book brings together authors from various disciplines with extensive field experience to promote an integrative understanding of cross-scale and adaptive governance in Africa and Latin...

    To Be Published May 7th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Cold Tolerance in Rice Cultivation

    By Pranab Basuchaudhuri

    Rice is the staple food for more than half of the world's population, yet cold temperatures during the cropping period cause a significant loss of yield. To cope with the world's increasing population, it is necessary to develop high yielding rice varieties that are tolerant to abiotic stress...

    To Be Published May 18th 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Rural Wealth Creation

    Edited by John L. Pender, Bruce A. Weber, Thomas G. Johnson, J. Matthew Fannin

    Series: Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics

    This book investigates the role of wealth in achieving sustainable rural economic development. The authors define wealth as all assets net of liabilities that can contribute to well-being, and they provide examples of many forms of capital – physical, financial, human, natural, social, and others....

    To Be Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Biodiversity Conservation in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Prioritizing Policies

    By Allen Blackman, Rebecca Epanchin-Niell, Juha Siikamäki, Daniel Velez-Lopez

    Series: Environment for Development

    Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region is exceptionally biodiverse. It contains about half of the world’s remaining tropical forests, nearly one-fifth of its coastal habitats, and some of its most productive agricultural and marine areas. But agriculture, fishing and other human...

    To Be Published May 19th 2014 by RFF Press

  8. Mathematical Techniques in GIS, Second Edition

    By Peter Dale

    Explaining the fundamentals that support the manipulation and display of geographic information, this book focuses on basic mathematical techniques and reviews the characteristics of geographic information. The new edition contains end-of-chapter summaries, thorough revisions to every chapter,...

    To Be Published May 20th 2014 by CRC Press

  9. The Broken Promise of Agricultural Progress

    An Environmental History

    By Cameron Muir

    Series: Routledge Environmental Humanities

    Food and the global agricultural system has become one of the defining public concerns of the twenty-first century. Ecological disorder and inequity is at the heart of our food system. This thoughtful and confronting book tells the story of how the development of modern agriculture promised...

    To Be Published May 20th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Food Security, Food Prices and Climate Variability

    By Molly E. Brown

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    The agriculture system is under pressure to increase production every year as global population expands and more people move from a diet mostly made up of grains, to one with more meat, dairy and processed foods. This book uses a decade of primary research to examine how weather and...

    To Be Published May 27th 2014 by Routledge